Cobb County Government

Additional Training

CERT members who wish to take more courses from home can take any of the FEMA Independent Study (IS) courses. Although, members are not limited, below is a list of CEMA recommended courses. More can also be found at

alt IS-1 Emergency Manager: An Orientation to the Position
IS-3 Radiological Emergency Management
IS-5.a An Introduction to Hazardous Materials
IS-7 A Citizen's Guide to Disaster Assistance
IS-8.a Building for the Earthquakes of Tomorrow: Complying with Executive Order 12699
IS-10.a Animals in Disasters: Awareness and Preparedness
IS-11.a Animals in Disasters: Community Planning
IS-20.12 Diversity Awareness
IS-21.12 Civil Rights and FEMA Disaster Assistance
IS-22 Are You Ready? An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness
IS-33.12 FEMA Initial Ethics Orientation 2012
IS-35.12 FEMA Safety Orientation 2012
IS-36 Multihazard Planning for Childcare
IS-37 Managerial Safety and Health
IS-42 Social Media in Emergency Management
IS-55.a Household Hazardous Materials – A Guide for Citizens
IS-56 Hazardous Materials Contingency Planning
IS-75 Military Resources in Emergency Management
IS-100.b Introduction to Incident Command System, ICS-100
IS-101.b Deployment Basics
IS-102.b Deployment Basics for FEMA Response Partners
IS-105 Privacy Awareness Training
IS-106.12 Workplace Violence Awareness Training 2012
IS-120.a An Introduction to Exercises
IS-130 Exercise Evaluation and Improvement Planning
IS-139 Exercise Design
IS-144 Telecommunicators Emergency Response Taskforce (TERT) Basic Course
IS-200.b ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
IS-200.HCa Applying ICS to Healthcare Organizations
IS-201 Forms Used for the Development of the Incident Action Plan
IS-230.b Fundamentals of Emergency Management
IS-235.b Emergency Planning
IS-240.a Leadership & Influence
IS-241.a Decision Making and Problem Solving
IS-242.a Effective Communication
IS-244.a Developing and Managing Volunteers
IS-324.a Community Hurricane Preparedness
IS-325 Earthquake Basics: Science, Risk, and Mitigation
IS-326 Community Tsunami Preparedness
IS-559 Local Damage Assessment
IS-613 Technical Writing
IS-632.a Introduction to Debris Operations
IS-700.a National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction
IS-701.a NIMS Multiagency Coordination System (MACS) Course
IS-800.b National Response Framework, An Introduction